Thursday, January 7, 2016
Q1 Finish Along Linky Is Live!
Let's kick off 2016 with an optimistic list. That's right! It's time to imagine, hope, dream of finishing those projects you have lying around your sewing room. This year the 2016 FAL is going global with hosts from all over the world joining together for a bit of fun. Be sure to check out the blogs of the other hosts (links below) - some you will have known for years, but others may be new opportunities for chatter, inspiration and a bit of fun.
permanent FAL page.
Each finish, three months from now, is an entry for wonderful prizes from our sponsors. Here are the fantastic and generous sponsors for Q1 of the FAL - you can see each of their prizes listed under their logo:
For the 2016 FAL, we will have the return of a tutorial week at the end of each quarter, between the opening of the link for finishes and the day that link closes. Stay tuned for more on that closer to the spring. If you have a tutorial that you would like to share, please let me know.
It's time to round up those projects you want to finish over the next three months, take a photo of where you are now, and make your list. Please ensure that you have at least started your projects - good intentions of starting a new project are not enough. You need to have pulled fabrics, cut them, even started sewing to have the project qualify. Similarly, while we love to see your bee blocks, the "finish" is when they are a completed, quilted quilt.
The 2016 Q1 link for your list of proposed finishes is now open below on my blog and on each of the hosting blogs. You only link your list once, on one blog - and that link will show up on all of the blogs. If you are using Flickr or Instgram, link a mosaic and put your list in the description. Katy of The Littlest Thistle has a great tutorial on how to link-up if you have need it.
We also ask that you become part of the FAL community. Please check the links of others (and my own!), and visit their blogs and comment on their projects. We all need encouragement to get those finishes done, so please share some of your own too.
Now its your turn. Get those lists together and get linked up. The Q1 linky party will stay open until 11 PM EST, January 16th. That's 4AM on 17 January for those of us in Ireland. Remember: you only need to link up on ONE hosting blog and it will automatically show up on all hosting blogs.
Posted by Cindy at 6:31 PM
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